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Breakfast included
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Four nights was not enough. What a great place. Wonderful management and a great breakfast. Excellent amenities. But, oh dear, the electricity was off one evening when we returned about 8pm..... the management produced a nice bottle of red and some eats and we joined them and
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Response from foodyKent, Owner at The Pilgrims Rest
Responded 12 Oct 2017
Thank you for your lovely review,.it was very annoying with the electricity and we have had stern words with the company, not that it will make any difference! Pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again next time you are in the UK Regards Denise
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If you want to find serenity this is the place to be.lovely clean hotel and friendly and helpful owners. Breakfast was great and plenty to choose from. Will definitely return for another visit as the area and scenery is next to none.
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Hotel quaint and old with a pleasing exterior. Parking good behind hotel and never experienced any problems in this regard. Breakfast menus and food was fine. Cleanliness possibly an issue- base and back of toilet could have been cleaner in one room and one of the other rooms
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Response from foodyKent, Owner at The Pilgrims Rest
Responded 29 Aug 2017
Dear Susan W, Your comments have been brought to my attention. On the subject of fruit from our fruit bowl in the reception area ( i am almost embarrassed that I have to defend myself when the fruit bowl is an extra courtesy to our guests), your sons girlfriend had previously helped herself to a selection of fruit when she did not come in to breakfast, on the day in question there was one banana left and she did not want it as its skin was marked and asked my wife for another one but we had no more bananas although there was other fruit to choose from, you commented that "she does like her food" and my wife said she should come down to breakfast. Now having got that inanity over I will get down to a review of the facts as you put it. When you had vacated your room we found a carrier bag of assorted plastic packaging plastic bags and a number of shoes, as our last conversation as you left was to the effect that you were going to Hastings for a few days and then on somewhere else as you were on your own it did not seem very useful to call the only phone number we had which was your home number. Her I must admit, we should not have assumed the shoes were surplus to requirements just because of their condition and the other materials in the bag and taken three pairs to a shop for a local charity that we support. You called us late afternoon and my wife outlined the situation and you were justifiably annoyed but when you suggested the shoes were very valuable we did initially think it was some sort of scam as they had price marks indicating they were bought in a sale, one pair was priced at £14.00, we could not contact the shop as it was after closing time but told you we would drive in and put a note through the door and be outside first thing in the morning before they opened to retrieve them. You then phoned us a number of times to vent your spleen but there was nothing we could do until the morning. We then got a call from Canterbury Police Station to say you had accused us of stealing your shoes, I explained the situation and the policeman appreciated there had been a overreaction and I said I would contact him the next morning when we had all the shoes. The Next morning we retrieved the shoes and as the policeman was unobtainable (he was not on duty until the afternoon) I felt it was more appropriate to take all the shoes to the Police Station for you to collect, which you did. Overall a story that has almost become a novella. My I finally say we appreciate our actions were hasty but so was your overreaction to something that just needed a little time to resolve.
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My husband and I stayed at Pilgrims rest whilst visiting Howletts animal park, we could not have chosen a better place to stay, the owners are so friendly and welcoming, as soon as we entered the reception area we knew it would be good such charm, the rooms are bright clean and
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Response from foodyKent, Owner at The Pilgrims Rest
Responded 11 Aug 2017
Thank you for your lovely comments so pleased you enjoyed your stay look forward to your next visit!
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Really nice B and B close to Canterbury. Room really clean and everything needed WiFi signal excellent. Parking at rear and ample space and hosts really nice. Breakfast was lovely with home made jam and marmalade overall would definitely recommend.
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Response from foodyKent, Owner at The Pilgrims Rest
Responded 11 Aug 2017
Thank you for your review so pleased you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the home made produce.
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Room No'4
"Twins and doubles available"
"All rooms seem to be fairly quiet given the design of the property. If you think it may be an issue request rooms at the rear of the B&B."
"All rooms very peaceful"
"We had room 5 but room 4 I think too was quiet. Located to the rear of the accommodation."
"All rooms excellent"
US$90 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the pilgrims rest hotel littlebourne
United KingdomEnglandCanterburyLittlebourne
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